14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  18​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Broome
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  8​h
3
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
+4
bus + foot + bus + Fly + shuttle:  10​h 15​min
4
Palm Cove
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of The Rocks and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip site .

Los Angeles, USA to Sydney is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 18 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Sydney at 66°F and lows at 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

3
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Visiting Cable Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Gantheaume Point.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Broome trip builder site .

You can fly from Sydney to Broome in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Broome is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Broome, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Broome

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 16th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site and then make a trip to Ubirr. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jabiru road trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Jabiru in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Palm Cove.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

3
nights
Palm Cove

A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Trinity Beach and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Escape the urban bustle at Palm Cove Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Palm Cove trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru to Palm Cove in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Palm Cove are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palm Cove

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Cairns, Mossman Gorge, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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